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The Phoenix Suns and Bucks are seriously engaged in trade conversations that would send Caron Butler to Milwaukee, according to a report citing multiple sources. "Much respect for the organization of the Phx Suns#staytuned," Butler posted on his official Twitter account late Wednesday night. Butler has reportedly thought about playing for his hometown Bucks and a possible deal could be consummated as soon as Thursday. Exact details of the trade are unknown. The report cites that Carlos Delfino could miss the entire preseason and even a portion of the regular season. Butler was traded to the Suns after two seasons with the Los Angeles Clippers.
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Caron Butler has traveled a long and fulfilling road from Racine, Wisconsin.
Butler who was a star at Connecticut before moving on to the NBA, almost didn’t see his dream fulfilled. Butler spent time in and out of jail after he started selling drugs at the age of 11.
It was in that Racine detention center that Butler developed his love for basketball, and the rest is history...
The Phoenix Suns have agreed to trade Caron Butler to the Milwaukee Bucks for Ish Smith and Slava Kravtsov.
Butler has found appealing the prospect of playing for his home-state team. He was traded from the Los Angeles Clippers to the Suns seven weeks ago and was expected to bring leadership to Phoenix.
Butler, 33, will make $8 million this season on an expriring contract but the...
Phoenix Suns: Caron Butler Trade Grade
By Josh Morgan
Suns trade: Caron Butler
Suns receive: Ish Smith, Viacheslav Kravtsov
When the Suns acquired Butler in the trade that also landed them Eric Bledsoe, it wasn’t too much of a leap to think they would trade Butler eventually as well. While Butler is a solid veteran and very good all-around player that can help a contender, the...
According to Gery Woelfel of the Racine Journal Times, the Suns and Bucks are in “serious” trade talks to send 15-year NBA veteran, Caron Butler to Milwaukee.
According to multiple sources, the Bucks and Phoenix Suns are seriously engaged in trade negotiations that would bring Butler to the Bucks.
Although exact details of the potential trade aren’t known, Butler, the former...
The Phoenix Suns and Milwaukee Bucks are discussing a potential deal that would send Caron Butler to the Bucks, according to the Racine Journal Times.
The report claims the 6-foot-7 forward, who grew up near Milwaukee, is set to make $8 million next season, and the trade could include a combination of other players.
However, the Racine Journal Times reports no "frontline"...
Caron Butler has been in the NBA for 11 years and this is his 7th team.
A #Suns trade of Caron Butler to the Bucks for Ish Smith & Slava Kravtsov (no pick) should be finalized Thursday. Suns add $5.65M cap space.
— Paul Coro (@paulcoro) August 29, 2013
The Phoenix Suns traded forward Caron Butler to the Milwaukee Bucks for guard Ish Smith and center Slava Kravtsov. Butler is owed $8 million this season and is in the final year of his contract. Milwaukee will pick up most of his salary, saving the Suns nearly $6 million in 2013. Smith will earn under $1 million in 2013 and has a team controlled option for 2014. Kravtsov...
If the Bucks' recent deal for Caron Butler is any indication the Magic can't expect a big return if they try to use Türkoğlu as a trade chip.
Late Wednesday night the Phoenix Suns reportedly agreed to trade veteran small forward Caron Butler to the Milwaukee Bucks for point guard Ish Smith and center Viacheslav Kravtsov. The deal bolsters Milwaukee's wing rotation...
The Phoenix Suns have traded Caron Butler to the Milwaukee Bucks, in exchange for Ish Smith and Slava Kravtsov. Just two months after being traded to Phoenix, Butler asked the Suns organization to trade him to Milwaukee, since he wanted to play for his home-state team. The Bucks may absorb most of Butler’s expiring contract, [...]
According to ESPN’s Marc Stein, the Phoenix Suns have reportedly traded Wisconsin native, Caron Butler, to the Milwaukee Bucks.
Caron Butler's short stay in Phoenix ends with trade to Bucks.
The Phoenix Suns gained $5.65 million of cap space for any potential in-season trades by making the Caron Butler deal with the Milwaukee Bucks.
They appear likely to use that money to make an expected costly waiver of Michael Beasley more palatable.
Beasley would be owed $9 million of guaranteed salary.
Shortly after finalizing a trade that sent Caron Butler to the Bucks, the Suns on Thursday signed Alex Len, the fifth overall pick in the NBA draft. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
The 7-foot-1, 255-pound Len, a Ukranian native, finished a two-year career at Maryland with an honorable-mention All-ACC season. As a sophomore, he averaged 11.9 points, 7.8 rebounds and 2.1 blocks...
Hidden in the Racine Journal' first report on Caron Butler being traded to the Suns which was finalized Wednesday night was this news about Carlos Delfino.
The Bucks meanwhile are committed to trying to make the playoffs for the second straight season. After a flurry of offseason trades and free-agent signings they appear set at every position except small forward which...